RPC IV.2, 1338 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1338 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Mostene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Without personal name but probably part of the issue of Alexandros, archon
Dating c. 161-162
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ Κ Λ ΑVΡ ΒΗΡΟϹ ϹƐ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΟϹΤΗΝΩΝ ΛVΔΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo-Tyrimnaios on horseback, r., wearing radiate crown, naked but for chlamys, carrying double axe over shoulder; beneath horse's foreleg, lighted altar; to r., cypress
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 16.05 g
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1335, BMC 11, LS 102, no. 8
Specimens 9 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 11, pl. XVII.12 (rev.) Hochard 1335c, pl. 70
2     P: 764 Wa 5106 = Hochard 1335a, pl. 70
3     B: B-I LS 102, no. 8
4     B: (Fox)
5     NY: 1944.100.49311
6     Prowe III, 1498, pl. XXIV = MünzZentrum 64 (15/04/1988), 342 = GRPCL Mostene 53
7     Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 33 (05/06/2015), 334 = GRPCL Mostene 54
8     Private coll. CGT, ex Gerhard Rohde
9     A: 102/5829